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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1119576



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wimborne Minster

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Jan-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 02-Feb-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 107067

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SZ 0099 NE 2/44 16.1.74

GRAMMAR SCHOOL LANE (east side)Former Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School (formerly listed as Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School,King Street)

GII Dated 1851 on date stone.Architects Morris and Hebson.Imposing almost symmetrical building in Tudor style of two storeys and attics,red brick with blue diaperwork with stone mullioned windows and dressings.Tiled roof with ornamental cresting tiles and many shafted plain rectangular stacks.Central coped gable with Perpendicular style traceried window with niche over on first floor and Tudor arched door below with decorated spandrels,now converted into a window,flanked by single lightstone windows.To right and left of this are slightly projecting towers.These have narrow Tudor arched doors on the ground floor and first floor crocketted statue niches flanked by small stone windows.Above are octagonal brick and stone lanterns with original lead cupolas, stone gargoyles and weathervanes.To the right is a section with a four light mullioned and transomed window on ground floor and a three light window above. The balancing section to the left has two windows similar, but all three light.To the extreme ends of the front are slightly projecting gabled wings with canted stone mullioned and transomed windows to ground floor and stone mullioned windows with hood moulding to first floor.

Listing NGR: SZ0094899819

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National Grid Reference: SZ 00948 99819


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